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Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2013
Replies: 5
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Posted By biggles1000
Oh, also, the QNAP appears to have three USB...

Oh, also, the QNAP appears to have three USB ports on the back - if I buy it I'd prefer to have it physically next to my tower PC and connected via USB (I assume I can do that? Like, connect it and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By biggles1000
Looks interesting; it appears to switch to RAID 5...

Looks interesting; it appears to switch to RAID 5 automatically when 3-4 drives are in it. Some reviewer said that adding a WD drive to it that wasn't intended for use in it came up with an error...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By biggles1000
I think a 500 maximum (converts to $766), but if...

I think a 500 maximum (converts to $766), but if there are no reputable options for that price or less for the specs I need, I'm willing to spend a bit more.
Forum: Software 10 May 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By biggles1000
Hi, (sorry for taking ages to reply, I didn't...

Hi,
(sorry for taking ages to reply, I didn't notice the responses in my subscriptions list)

I tried defragmenting C: last week, which seemed to take two days and then it still said it was...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By biggles1000
Recommendations for personal NAS?

So, soon I'll be looking to buy a NAS box with RAID. First off, I have no experience with RAID and exceedingly little with NAS, so some pre-assembled thing would be good rather than having to set it...
Forum: Software 11 Apr 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By biggles1000
Explorer not displaying much, then refusing to re-start

These issues started about a week ago, and a reboot temporarily solves it (which isn't convenient for me).

When I open Windows Explorer, everything shows fine. Then when I open it again a short...
Forum: Gaming 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 70
Views: 4,202
Posted By biggles1000
(yes, I know it's a week old quote) Yeah, it...

(yes, I know it's a week old quote)
Yeah, it feels more repetitive than the first did, but from what I've played of it and the second (and a ridiculous amount of the first) FC3 seems a lot more of a...
Forum: Chillout Room 23 Nov 2012
Replies: 314
Views: 5,570
Posted By biggles1000
yes, not many, but some, such as one James Bond...

yes, not many, but some, such as one James Bond film, The Matrix, Con Air, The Rock, Face/Off... we have around 2000x more DVDs than VHS tapes :p

have a desk fan?
Forum: Gaming 20 Nov 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 2,448
Posted By biggles1000
Yeah, i'd love to see a Rainbow six Vegas 3, as...

Yeah, i'd love to see a Rainbow six Vegas 3, as the first two were so much fun.
Forum: Gaming 08 Nov 2012
Replies: 1,989
Views: 105,191
Posted By biggles1000
Fable I and III are on PC too :p[/QUOTE] ...

Fable I and III are on PC too :p[/QUOTE]

Fable III is on PC?? O_O is it pretty similar to the Xbox version? As if so I'll buy it in an instant :P
Forum: Chillout Room 06 Nov 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,325
Posted By biggles1000
Cool, I'll check it out. I watched the first...

Cool, I'll check it out. I watched the first season of Breaking Bad and enjoyed it, but I at the time I didn't want my actively airing TV shows to be almost all dramas :p



Yeah, I know the...
Forum: Gaming 06 Nov 2012
Replies: 1,989
Views: 105,191
Posted By biggles1000
I prefer the second generation of NFS games, I...

I prefer the second generation of NFS games, I mean, hey, remember when Need for Speed games used to have plots? :p The last good PC racing game I played was Race Driver GRID (which is pretty old,...
Forum: Chillout Room 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 1,809
Views: 44,071
Posted By biggles1000
I wish, but I "ain't got nobody to love" :(...

I wish, but I "ain't got nobody to love" :( (those I have feelings for would probably slap me if I tried kissing them :p)

have a baseball cap?
Forum: Chillout Room 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,325
Posted By biggles1000
some interesting variations so far, I too watch...

some interesting variations so far, I too watch The Big Bang Theory (but consistently) - it doesn't seem to be holding up as well as Friends did over such a long run, the plot seems to be getting a...
Forum: Chillout Room 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,325
Posted By biggles1000
Currently I'm really enjoying Vegas on CBS, some...

Currently I'm really enjoying Vegas on CBS, some could call it "the new Mad Men". It seems to get better and better with every episode, and it was pretty darn good to start with.
Forum: Chillout Room 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,325
Posted By biggles1000
What TV shows are you watching?

hi,

Much like the "what music are you listening to?", "what games are you playing?" and "last movie watched", just thought I'd start this thread to encourage like-minded people to recommend...
Forum: Gaming 03 Nov 2012
Replies: 1,989
Views: 105,191
Posted By biggles1000
Just played CS:GO because of the free weekend on...

Just played CS:GO because of the free weekend on Steam and... wow :sick:
I can safely say I'm glad I didn't buy it at the pre-order/launch reduction, as even at 33% off at the moment it's not worth...
Forum: Gaming 02 Nov 2012
Replies: 1,989
Views: 105,191
Posted By biggles1000
Yeah, I bought GT5 on the day it came out at full...

Yeah, I bought GT5 on the day it came out at full retail price. And regretted it the instant I started playing it :p Not only did the graphics not exactly look that great, but the realism of the...
Forum: Gaming 24 Oct 2012
Replies: 1,989
Views: 105,191
Posted By biggles1000
lucky, that's one of the many reasons why I want...

lucky, that's one of the many reasons why I want to switch from PS3 to Xbox. NFS: The Run on PC isn't really that much fun and the new NFS: Hot Pursuit just looks like Burnout Paradise (yes, I know...
Forum: Gaming 23 Oct 2012
Replies: 1,989
Views: 105,191
Posted By biggles1000
yes, it's fun, but yeah, the driving mechanics...

yes, it's fun, but yeah, the driving mechanics are pretty poor... I think I'd actually go as far as saying they're worse than Saints Row. Also, the whole idea of having a firearm in the game is...
Forum: Gaming 23 Oct 2012
Replies: 1,989
Views: 105,191
Posted By biggles1000
Sleeping Dogs. I didn't think I'd like it, and...

Sleeping Dogs. I didn't think I'd like it, and the mechanics are sometimes shocking (characters being stuck inside scenery), but it feels fun in a Just Cause 2/Saints Row the Third style (though...
Forum: Graphic Cards 18 Oct 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By biggles1000
thanks :) Beats the heck outta me....

thanks :)



Beats the heck outta me. I'm hardly a native, only been here 11 years. I blame the Brits. (No offense.) I think it's a corruption of an Anglicized version of an American Indian...
Forum: Graphic Cards 18 Oct 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By biggles1000
Ah, thanks for the budget recommendations. Yeah,...

Ah, thanks for the budget recommendations. Yeah, my budget until the new year is tiny, but I may be able to borrow the money off a rather wealthy friend. I am slightly bemused by the price of the GTX...
Forum: Graphic Cards 18 Oct 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By biggles1000
ah, I see, thank you :D

ah, I see, thank you :D
Forum: Graphic Cards 18 Oct 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By biggles1000
thank you both for the PSU recommendations, I've...

thank you both for the PSU recommendations, I've heard of Antec (for PSUs and cases) and Corsair (only for RAM and SSDs) so yeah, I trust them more than that AeroCool place I found.

1 / 2 final...
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